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jammer

Slang definitions & phrases for jammer

jammed up

adjective phrase

in a jam: You are jammed up (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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  • The screen was still blank, indicating that the jammer was sweeping in frequency.

    Pushbutton War Joseph P. Martino
  • He was almost upon the fragment shielding him from the jammer.

    Pushbutton War Joseph P. Martino
  • If that fails, they send a jammer impulse and freeze it up tight.

    Accidental Flight Floyd L. Wallace
  • He would have to look on the other side of the jammer, using the ship itself as a shield.

    Pushbutton War Joseph P. Martino
  • He next tried to synchronize his radar pulses with the jammer, in order to be looking when it was quiet.

    Pushbutton War Joseph P. Martino
  • The image of the jammer started to expand as he approached it.

    Pushbutton War Joseph P. Martino
  • He switched off the radar, and aimed the ship slightly to one side of the infrared image of the jammer.

    Pushbutton War Joseph P. Martino
  • He found that the enemy had anticipated him again, and the jammer's signal strength varied.

    Pushbutton War Joseph P. Martino
  • However, he finally stopped the antenna, satisfied that he had it pointed at the jammer.

    Pushbutton War Joseph P. Martino
  • He started the fuel pumps winding up, and swung the ship to point normal to the line-of-sight to the jammer.

    Pushbutton War Joseph P. Martino

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